On November 17, The Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is holding a National Round Table Discussion in Johannesburg, on the upcoming FAO Internship, Volunteers and Fellowship programmes.
South Africa Tender and Business News
California-based online marketplace and hospitality service provider Airbnb is investing $1 million through 2020 to promote and support community-led tourism projects in Africa.
The Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) program, operated by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), just announced 18 new grantees. These grantees come from Brazil, India, Kenya, Uganda, Malawi, Rwanda, South Africa, Tanzania, and Zambia.
LTE subscriptions in Sub-Saharan Africa are projected to increase from 30 million in 2017 to 310 million in 2023, a 47 percent increase. That's part of the news from the latest regional appendix to the upcoming Ericsson Mobility Report.
eThala Management Services has been awarded US $990,000 from the Sustainable Energy Fund for Africa (SEFA), to support development of a new 10 MW Biomass-to-Power plant in South Africa.
French telecom giant Orange just switched on two new very large-capacity [telecom] IP and IPX Points of Presence (PoP) in South Africa.
The XL Africa residency, the flagship initiative of the business accelerator launched by the World Bank Grou's infoDev program in April, is hosting twenty of the most promising African digital start-ups from November 6-17.
A U.S. Trade and Development Agency grant has been issued to the GreenCape Sector Development Agency, for a feasibility evaluation of a proposed integrated liquefied natural gas (LNG) importation and gas-to-power project in the Western Cape Province of South Africa.
Sage, a UK-based provider of cloud accounting, people and payroll services, and with major offices in South Africa, launched the second round of funding for the Sage Foundation's Enterprise Fund -- targeted at Africa as a primary location for funding.
Ten illegal liquor outlets found to be operating without licenses in the Northern Cape region of South Africa were shut down after a series of major raids by government authorities there.
South Africa -- and other countries in Africa -- needs to study pension system models from other countries, or risks creating intergenerational equity issues and disappointed retirees. That's a major conclusion of the latest edition of the Melbourne Mercer Global Pension Index.
Africa's largest ever business event, the Football Africa Forum (FAF), will take place in Johannesburg, South Africa on 30 November-1 December 2017.
Transit Ads, South Africa's largest transit media brand, just began a new TRANSIT.TV™ partnership with leading entertainment digital platform SlikourOnLife.
The South Africa-Iran Business Forum will be held at the Department of International Relationships and Cooperation (DIRCO) offices in Praetoria, South Africa, starting Monday October 23.
Mars Africa, the South Africa division of U.S.-based Mars Incorporated, a global family-owned food business, has signed a contract with DHL Supply Chain South Africa. The arrangement calls for DHL to provide warehousing and distribution services for a range of Mars products.
Russia is turning out to be one of the hottest markets for South African wines. Total wine exports increased by 58% for Russian sales in 2016, compared to that of 2015.
As Africa's markets evolve and deepen in their complexity, linking them financially is an important step. That is behind why think tank OMFIF and Barclays Africa Group Limited (BAGL) just launched the Africa Financial Markets Index.
A new World Bank report on Sub-Saharan Africa shows the region's economic growth is continuing to recover, and should pick up to 2.4% in 2017 from 1.3% in 2016.
The government of the Republic of Chad has signed an agreement with African Parks, a South Africa-based non-governmental organization (NGO) that seeks to address environmental conservation issues in Africa, especially the decline of many of Africa’s national parks.
After being notified by the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) that an outbreak of highly pathogenic H5N8 avian influenza happened in Matjhabeng Local Municipality, South Africa, Hong Kong's Centre for Food Safety (CFS) is banning the import of poultry meat and products from the area.
As lower oil prices and declining demand become part of daily life for Africa's National Oil Companies (NOCs), they are advised to find a more sustainable future by repositioning as "national energy companies" (NECs) and developing non fossil fuel energy alternatives.
It has been a long time coming, but Africa is finally bracing itself for a transport revolution across the continent. Siemens Africa believes this sets the scene for a new era of intelligent mobility for the region.
DHL Express, a major international express shipping company based in Germany, has signed agreements with MallforAfrica (MallForAfrica.com), a global e-commerce company headquartered in Africa, to facilitate selling of made-in-Africa products to customers in the United States.
In a recent cargo dispute involving a shipment of phosphate mined in Western Africa, the South African Constitution ended up playing a major role in settling a dispute involving two Moroccan companies, South Africa, the disputed region of Western Sahara.
The Medupi Power Project in South Africa, a major new coal-fired power plant, has been given a go-ahead by the Boards of Directors of the African Development Bank Group.